Meaning and name origin
Rebekah \r(e)-be-kah\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Rebekah is "to bind". Rebekah is a variant of Rebecca (Hebrew); biblical: Rebekah, noted in the Genesis account as a maiden of beauty, modesty, and kindness, became the wife of Abraham's son, Isaac.
Rebekah is a very popular first name for females (#525 out of 4276, Top 12%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rebekah for girls. Rebekah reached its highest rank of #145 in the U.S. in 1992. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Rebekah and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rebecca (#184), Rebekah (#500), Rebecka and Rebeca. (2014 statistics).